Opportunity to be part of the Oxford Mindfulness team – fundraising support
Would you like to volunteer with our colleagues to support the mental health of our global communities via skilful communications campaigns? We are looking for volunteers to work with our Communications and Fundraising Officer to support the day-to-day work of our communications.
At the Oxford Mindfulness Foundation (OMF) our mission is to work globally and collaboratively with international organisations. Our work is focused on a vision of a world in which there is universal access to mindfulness and a greater understanding and acceptability of the impact of mindful behaviour. Wider awareness of our services is achieved through good use of external communications.
Reporting to and working with the Communications and Fundraising Officer, volunteers will mainly support the day-to-day running of communications campaigns. Working remotely with frequent contact with the Communications and Fundraising Officer, volunteers could contribute to the creation and international dissemination of successful communications campaigns. The current global landscape is diverse with environmental, economic, political and other challenges impacting on the mental health of our communities across the globe, therefore our mission is to communicate and support understanding of the potential benefits of mindfulness on an international scale
With an established evidence-based programmes and an existing operational structure, the OMF is well placed to further increase our impact via increasing awareness of mindfulness. This has never been more important.
- Identify and review potential new communications campaigns
- Support the Communications and Fundraising Officer in the creation of such campaigns
- Volunteer support with related administration tasks around this area of our work
The OMF team is a small and busy team, working collaboratively with colleagues across the mindfulness field, This opportunity is part of our initiative to increase our volunteer team.. The OMF culture is professional, collaborative and service-oriented, and values transparency, flexibility, trustworthiness, energy and drive with a commitment to the wider vision to increase accessibility of mindfulness globally.
Location – Home-based
Hours – Voluntary basis – although an agreement on regular support would be most supportive for the OMF
Duration – No fixed term – although it is helpful for volunteers to remain for a minimum of 6 months to best understand the OMF and needs
Remuneration – Voluntary
Equipment – IT equipment and secure access to the internet is a requirement for this post. This would be the responsibility of the volunteer
Additional Benefits – Opportunities to engage with OMF events as appropriate and financially viable
Responsible to – Communications and Fundraising Officer
Commencement date – ASAP – January 2023
Deadline for applications: Open until all volunteer tasks are allocated
Please send an email to Sally Bolton (Communications and Fundraising Officer – firstname.lastname@example.org) introducing yourself and sharing the below information:
- Your experience of communications and marketing
- Any other skills (administrative) which you think might be helpful for the post
- Your understanding / experience of mindfulness
- Why you would like to join the OMF team
- Your thoughts on our existing communications and how you might contribute to our activity in this area
- When you could commence and how much time you could offer